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Sugar Policy Insights | April 2020

Surreal, Unprecedented. A time like no other! How are sugar manufacturers responding to the unprecedented challenge of COVD-19 and what does the global disruption mean for Australia's ongoing WTO dispute against the Indian government's sugar subsidies? In the April edition of Sugar Policy Insights CEO, David Pietsch outlines the industry's response to the Coronavirus pandemic and how A...
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Concerning sugarcane production trends revealed

17 Feb 2020 - The Queensland sugar industry is facing another challenging year in 2020 after suffering significant production declines and low prices during 2019. Australian Sugar Milling Council (ASMC) data has revealed a worrying reduction in both cropping area and sugarcane yield across all regions in 2019, with recovery unlikely in 2020. ASMC’s Director of Industry Affairs Jim Crane...
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Sugar Policy Insights | Dec 2019

Sugar Policy Insights Dec 2019
The December 2019 issue looks at electricity affordability and reliability and how the sugar industry’s potential contribution is being overlooked. According to ASMC, under the right policy and  commercial settings, electricity generated from cane biomass can address the dual concerns of affordability and reliability, but it will require detailed investig...
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